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Cuts in old age pension must be avoided

The findings of an ESRI report this week showing that the over-65s are more at risk of poverty in Ireland than those of working age have been welcomed by Age Action, which is lobbying against any cuts in pensions in the upcoming Christmas budget.

Joyces 365 and Oxfam take part in Fairtrade fortnight

The Fairtrade Fortnight has begun and with Joyces 365 and Oxfam getting in on the action there will be plenty of delights in store for customers for yet another week.

Gort students to raise AIDS awareness

The transition year students of Gort Community School will hold a public dramatisation today, World AIDS Day, to help promote awareness of HIV in children and to inform people of the eight international Millennium Development Goals.

Amnesty and Oxfam to give Galway its ‘just desserts’

Just Desserts, the annual dessert making competition to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight, takes place in the Galway City Museum on Thursday March 5 at 4pm.

National Rural Award for Ring a Link

Irish Rural Link — the national organisation campaigning for sustainable rural communities — will present Carlow, Kilkenny, and South Tipperary Ring a Link with a National Rural Award at IRL’s annual conference in Co Waterford this week.

Help the people who know those who need help

In Dickens’ time, poverty was easy to identify. People in that category would, according to the writer, sidle up to you in the street and say ‘spare a tannah for a cuppa tea, guv. Bless ya.” These days it is not so easy to identify want in people.


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